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Programming language

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Developer: Python Software Foundation
License: Python license (GPL compatible)

What is Python?

Python is a very dynamic open source object oriented language. Python runs on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X and has been ported to Java (Jython) and .Net (IronPython) which means that Python code can run on every device where a JVM or the .Net framwork is installed.

What is Python good for?

Basically Python is used for graphical applications, games, system modules, web applications, etc.

Should I use Python?

  • Python is a great language for the first time programmers
  • Python is a perfect language for those who want to create C/C++ scripts
  • Python is a user friendly way of creating modules and programs